On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 08:36:13PM -0500, Barry Warsaw wrote:
(The colon separate might not be the best choice, since you'll probably use
that to separate keys from values. OTOH, dot may not be the best choice
either, since it's possible that some sections may have dot names in them.
I'd be inclined to (consistently) use a character that's not permitted
in either part -- just to make it nice and easy to say, use `awk -F`
(or your tool of choice) when looking at output.

I quite colons.

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